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Professional Summary
Motivated Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager seeking an opportunity to apply strong organizational, technical and interpersonal methods to complex business problems. Offers highly management skills across product strategy, revenue improvement and cost control. Friendly and approachable with excellent communication and leadership skills.
Skills
  • Extensive Organizational Skills
  • Expertise in invoice and payment transactions
  • Intuit QuickBooks specialist
  • Data QC and Integrity
  • Strong in MS Access and Excel Advanced computer proficiency (both PC and Mac)
  • PeopleSoft expert
  • Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC, UNIX platform, SAP Netweaver BW
Work History
Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Analyst 11/2016 to Current
Scandinavian Tobacco Group Lane Ltd. Tucker, GA
  • Perform system analysis, documentation, testing, implementation and user support for platform transitions
  • Review product data for FDA submission for multiple STG subsidiaries (18k SKUs)
  • Enter products data into FDA systems (FURLS database and (ESubmitter)
  • Assemble data for both product and ingredient listings for FDA
  • Product data for FURLS including product name, description, packing, graphics, and other specific details including  confidential information and formulations
Supply Chain Data / Documents Management System(DMS) Analyst 03/2017 to Current
Scandinavian Tobacco Group Lane Ltd. Tucker, GA
  • Document business processes and analyzed procedures to insure efficiency
  • Compile documents outlining file management protocols
  • Analyze and reconcile inventory shipments to bill of materials (BOMs)
  • Implement sourcing/category strategies, generate cost reduction to increase value across the company
Accounting & Finance Office Manager 06/2016 to Current
M. J. Lawn & Maintenance Services, Inc Lithonia, GA
  • Balance monthly general ledger accounts to accurately record cost and month end accruals.
  • Code and enters 60 invoices daily into the in-house accounting software.
  • Direct multiple client accounting system conversions into Oracle financial platform.
  • Perform complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
Legal Assistant/ Accounts Payable Attorney 12/2013 to 11/2016
Law/Minter & Associates LLC Stone Mountain, GA
  • Created legal documents (e.g.,briefs, pleadings and appeals)
  • Managed and organized all aspects of corporate and LLC based legal transactions
  • Filed documents with the courts on behalf of attorneys
Admission Representative/Counselor 12/2008 to 10/2012
Fort Valley State University Fort Valley, GA
  • Develop and facilitated student recruitment fairs to represent the university's ideas, programs, and lifestyle to high-school audiences
  • Among the top 10 recruiters in the Southern region
  • Convened and led a multi-discipline committee to address sustainability in college operations
Medical Underwriter and Information Officer Assistant 11/1993 to 08/2010
New York Life Insurance Company Duluth, GA
  • Supported the senior underwriters by scanning, uploading, and indexing medical records into clients files
  • Requested code details and special MIB reports as needed to simplify underwriting for cases of $250K+
  • Prepared disclosures and denial letters for cases $1M+ for physician packet
Education
Associate of Science: Business Administration/ Data Entry Human Sciences Massey College of Business & Technology - Atlanta, Georgia
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration & Management Florida Agricultural And Mechanical University - Tallahassee, Florida  

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Professional Summary
Analytical Legal Assistant adept in legal research and documentation.
Skills
  • Works well under pressure
Work History
Legal Assistant 09/2016 to Current
The National Freedom Project New York, NY

Investigated facts and law of cases, using pertinent sources to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.  Managed accounts and records of clients with the highest levels of confidentiality and discretion.  Developed a working  relationship  with courts, clients, debtors and attorneys.  Contacted clients to  schedule appointments   and discuss the progress of cases.  Acted as first point of contact for all clients.
*  Trainer of new Legal Assistants
*  Restructured collection of documents 

Bankruptcy Litigation Assistant 08/2016 to 06/2017
Volks Anwalt Jacksonville, Florida

Prepared bankruptcy files for attorney services.  Initial review of documents.   Investigation and due diligence for senior paralegal specialist on all documents received.  Advised clients on the status of their case. Trained new hires in various departments.  

Administrative Assistant 09/2006 to 01/2015
US Hearing Center and Southeastern Hearing dba Miracle Ear Orange Park
Supervised 15 patient care coordinators.  Managed the reception area;  greeted visitors by phone and in person.  Managed a high volume of incoming and outgoing correspondence.  Designed electronic filing systems and maintain electronic and paper files.    Point of contact for all vendors.
  • Planned and executed all aspects of office move
  • Consistently exceeded goals resulting in bonuses

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Skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-directed
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Critical thinker
  • 87 WPM typing speed
  • Excellent planner and coordinator
  • Dedicated Team Player
Work History
Paralegal 05/2020 to Current
Lilenfeld, PC Atlanta, Georgia
  • Organized and compiled relevant data and materials
  • Reviewed, analyzed and summarized documents related to litigation
  • Drafted memos, correspondence, and legal documents
  • Cite-checked and fact checked legal documents including court filings
  • Assisted with court filings and e-filings
  • Communicated effectively with attorneys and clients regarding factual and organizational issues
  • Organized and indexed relevant case materials
Coverage and Commercial Litigation Paralegal 04/2017 to 04/2019
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP Atlanta, Georgia
  • Completed electronic court filings at the state and federal levels.
  • Organized evidence, exhibits, motions and subpoenas to support cases and prepare for state and federal level trials.
  • Prepared witness, discovery, pleading, trial and exhibit binders for oral argument and depositions.
  • Established relevant black letter law by researching statutes and codes to case jurisdiction. 
  • Developed and monitored the judge's calendar using PACER, Odyssey and PeachCourt.
  • Called upon witnesses to testify under oath at court hearings.
  • Directed and coordinated law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Assisted counsel in preparing answers, providing documentation and information for discovery request.
Workers' Compensation Paralegal 01/2015 to 04/2017
Montlick & Associates Atlanta, GA
  • Conducted detailed client intakes and entered information into company database.
  • Prepared legal briefs, motions and pleadings.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail.
  • Maintained ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase.
  • Worked as a team with attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants.
Education
Juris Doctor 2020 Atlanta's John Marshall Law School - Atlanta, GA
  • Editor-in-Chief of Law Journal
  • Excellence in Pro Bono Award Recipient
Continuing Education : Paralegal Certification 2015 Kennesaw State University - Kennesaw, Georgia
  • 3.8 GPA
Bachelor of Science: Human Services 2014 Kennesaw State University - Kennesaw, GA
  • 3.6 GPA
  • Minor in Child Advocacy
Certifications
Certified in Administering Protective and Stalking Orders.

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Summary
Highly motivated educator and self-starter with a passionate commitment to learners and their development. Accountable and thorough with a history of sound decision-making and inclusiveness.
Skills
  • Westlaw
  • Lexis
  • MS Word
  • Google doc 
  • Supervision
  • Coding
  • Litigation
  • International Sales
  • Lexis/Nexis
  • MS Excel
  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor
  • Classroom management
  • Research
  • Human Resources
  • Course Development, databases
  •  Labor Relations
Education and Training
2003
Law University of London
2009
LLM: Law Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law ( Yeshiva University) New York, NY, USA
Master of Science: Sociology City College (CUNY) New York, NY, USA
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) New York, NY
Experience
01/2008 to Current
Administrator/Pastor Celestial Church of Christ Brooklyn, NY
  • Leading church in understanding, embracing, and accomplishing mission to develop disciplines locally and globally, and engaging followers in worship, community, and ministry.
  • Devise and implement church vision and execute strategies to achieve short-range and long-range spiritual and organizational goals and objectives.
  • Spearheading outreach and pastoral efforts such as biblical counseling, wedding, and funeral services.
  • Planning worship services and events, and equip staff and lay leaders to coordinate services and events; oversee staff and ensure they have resources to fulfill duties and responsibilities.
  • Support, supervise, and manage congregation staff; work with HR to screen and hire non-ordained staff and call ordained staff.
  • Work with Outreach Committee to implement ministries reaching out to unchurched, inactive, and new residents of the community; direct assimilation of new members into congregation.
02/2010 to 02/2012
Litigation Paralegal COFFIE LAW GROUP PLLC New York, NY
  • Participated in all aspects of multi-district class action cases;.
  • Assisted in drafting discovery requests including, but not limited to, litigation subpoenas, Prepared documents and coordinate with Practice Tech to load same onto various databases.
  • Participated in all aspects of case management from discovery through trial;.
  • Managed document reviews and productions including document coding, database coordination.
  • Assisted with discovery, document collection and processing including coordinating with Practice Support and outside vendors;.
  • Drafted and managed privilege and key document logs;.
  • Organized and maintained case correspondence and pleadings.
  • Performed Lexis/Nexis Research;.
  • Prepared for and attended Federal and State trials, hearings and arbitrations; Property development.
02/2005 to 02/2010
Human Resources Administrator BEULAH PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION New York, NY
  • Collaborated closely with President and staff on company policies and programs.
  • Responsible for all employment programs and practices.
  • Ensured all employment programs complied with all corporate policies, and state and federal laws.
  • Managed all aspects of human resources for domestic and international sales offices, including recruitment, selection, labor relations (grievances, arbitrations, negotiations), diversity, employee communications, performance management, job postings, emergency preparedness, drug and alcohol testing, and safety awareness.
  • Oversaw internal and external training activities to support safety, quality, employee development, and operations.
  • Provided support and resources to staff in order to achieve business objectives.
  • Effectively negotiated business contracts and maintained a balanced budget.
02/2000 to 02/2002
Senior Fraud Investigator New York City Office of Revenue and Investigation New York, NY
  • Provided general supervision for 50 field fraud investigators.
  • Evaluated and ensured compliance with agency's policies and procedures.
  • Prepared reports on and provided counseling to all field units.
  • Served as liaison between office and other government agencies.
  • Oversaw HR functions including hiring and training of new employees and time and leave approval.
  • Assisted in maintaining budget and processing acquisition requests.
02/1998 to 02/2009
Adjunct Professor COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE Brooklyn Campus New York, NY
  • Participated in curriculum and course development, course budget preparation, and departmental planning.
  • Provided instructions to undergraduate students in intermediate and advanced courses in Social Sciences, with an average class size of 28 students.
  • Attended College meetings and participated in student advisement.
  • Challenged and motivated students through in-depth lectures and discussions.
  • Instructed students of various backgrounds and learning styles by employing a variety of instructional resources.
  • Initiated thought-provoking classroom discussions to help students develop their critical thinking abilities.
02/1995 to 02/2002
Supervising Investigator New York City Office Of Revenue and Investigation New York, NY
  • Conducted investigations of individuals and organized groups allegedly attempting or committing fraudulent acts against social service programs administered by HRA/DSS.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Conducted stationary and mobile surveillance on individuals being investigated by DSS. 
  • Maintained organized records of all information and material pertinent to open investigations by HRA.